October weather forecast and climate
Longboat Key, FL

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Longboat Key, Florida, with average temperature ranging between min 71.8°F (22.1°C) and max 82.6°F (28.1°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a moderately hot 82.6°F (28.1°C). In October, the average low-temperature is 71.8°F (22.1°C).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 88.3°F (31.3°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout October, 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 183.1 rainfall days, and 34.92" (887mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In October, the average ocean temperature in Longboat Key is 81.5°F (27.5°C).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Longboat Key, Florida, the average length of the day in October is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In Longboat Key, the average sunshine is 7.8h.

UV index

In Longboat Key, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in October in Longboat Key?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 82.6°F (28.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 71.8°F (22.1°C). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is estimated at 88.3°F (31.3°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Longboat Key?

The average relative humidity in October in Longboat Key is 73%.

How much does it rain in Longboat Key in October?

In Longboat Key, Florida, during October, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Longboat Key?

In Longboat Key, in October, the average water temperature is 81.5°F (27.5°C). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in October in Longboat Key?

The average length of the day in October in Longboat Key, Florida, is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Longboat Key have in October?

In Longboat Key, Florida, the average sunshine in October is 7.8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Longboat Key?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average high temperature in October: 82.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (88.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (68.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 71.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (79.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (56.1°F).

Average pressure in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average pressure in October: 29.97"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.95").

Average wind speed in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average wind speed in October: 9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.4mph).

Average humidity in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average humidity in October: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and May (72%).

Average rainfall in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average rainfall in October: 1.93"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (6.42").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and November (1.06").

Average rainfall days in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (26.8 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February and November (8.3 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average sea temperature in October: 81.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (64.1°F).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average daylight in October: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.8h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average sunshine days in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 14.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (2.5 days).

Average UV index in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average UV index in October: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 4).

Average cloud cover in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 26

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 22).

Average visibility in October - Longboat Key, FL
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).